30 Years of Art

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Coil Clay Bowls Introduce Students to Traditional Designs

October 2014

Third graders at Methow Valley Elementary School dug their hands into clay with Twisp artist Jim Neupert as part of their Native American studies unit. The residency taught students to hand form clay, as well as to invent and place designs taking shape, balance, and proportion into consideration. Jim introduced the students to traditional pot and bowl… [Read More]

The Duhks

Fri, Feb 6, 7pm, 2015

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“Canada’s premier neo-tradsters romp from world-beat to blues, urban-pop to old-timey, with wild-eyed invention, haunting traditionalism, and spine-rattling groove.” (Scott Alarik, The Boston Globe) LISTEN HERE GRAMMY nominees and JUNO award winners, seeing The Duhks live is nothing short of a spiritual experience. A syncopated bluesy banjo number seamlessly follows a Brazilian samba; an old-time… [Read More]

Kinsey Sicks – America’s Favorite Dragapella® Beautyshop Quartet

Fri, Dec 12, 7pm, 2014

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WE WILL SELL OUT! ORDER TICKETS HERE America’s Next Top Bachelor Housewife Celebrity Hoarder Makeover Star Gone Wild! “Only one a cappella group has remained steadfastly lewd, crude, and rapturously reviewed…. Legendary for their succulence, sarcasm, and style, the Kinsey Sicks can easily shock and awe unsuspecting audiences…. Rollicking…. [They] never fail to bring down… [Read More]

School Garden Inspires Fiber Arts Residency

October 2014

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Second graders at Methow Valley Elementary School combined fiber arts with their garden experience in a felted wool residency. This is an excellent example of true integration of various subjects- writing, reading, science and art. Every student is successful with this project. ~ Kathy Williams, second grade teacher and Classroom in Bloom board member Working with… [Read More]

Students’ Landscape Banners to Fly at Phoenix Festival

Sat, Oct 18, 2014, 2pm-10pm

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Vibrant landscape banners inspired by Methow Valley scenes will provide color at the Phoenix Festival. Painted by fourth grade students at Methow Valley Elementary School, the banners celebrate the rich and varied landscape surrounding us. Working with Winthrop artist and art teacher Deirdre Cassidy, the students first examined images of Methow Valley landscapes. Cassidy brought… [Read More]

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